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We at  Villa Elba’s international department coordinate international youth activities: we organise youth exchanges and volunteering projects, international trainings and seminars for actors in the youth field.We are developing European youth work in cooperation with our international networks. We offer young people the opportunity to learn through international activities in a multicultural environment and to find their own strengths, abilities and expertise.

Our services for youth sector:

  • International mobilities for young people and youth workers
  • Volunteering projects in Finland and abroad
  • Training courses and networking activities
  • International Club activities
  • Advices and guidance about Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programs

Our staff:

International Youth Work Coordinator Sarianne Lokasaari: sarianne.lokasaari@villaelba.fi, +358 44 532 5160

Project assistant Varvara Kopeina: varvara.kopeina@villaelba.fi, tel: +358  50 4520747

Project worker Emilia Eteläaho: emilia.etelaaho@villaelba.fi, tel: +358 50 567 8037

Coordinator of Int. affairs Ritva Saarikettu, ritva.saarikettu@villaelba.fi  tel. +358 500 902330

Members of our networks